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TISCH: a tumour microenvironment single-cell transcriptomic database

Researchers at Tongji University, Shanghai, have developed a large-scale curated database that integrates tumour microenvironment (TME) single-cell transcriptomic data, known […]

Levels of cf-DNA predict all-cause mortality

A recent study published in Scientific Reports has observed the role of circulating cell-free DNA (cf-DNA) as a viable marker […]

Digestive tract organs: a pathogenic route for SARS-CoV-2 infection

A recent article published in Cell Death Discovery has explored digestive symptoms of COVID-19 and the potentially pathogenic route of […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Sickness and susceptibility – the ancient war between genes and disease

Geneticist Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the ancient war between our genes and the pathogens that infect us, […]

Variants in ACE2 and TMPRSS2 may explain genetic susceptibility towards COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that increased age and the presence of co-existing health conditions, such as cancer, cardiovascular, […]

Single Cell ONLINE – A virtual series

The human body has 40 trillion cells and roughly 200 different cell types. Amongst the diverse cell types lies incredible […]

How genetics and technology could increase human longevity

Advances in healthcare has led to an increasing lifespan. Over time, our bodies gradually accumulate damage to the cells and […]

10x Genomics selects first members to join their Visium Clinical Translational Research Network

Yesterday, 10x Genomics revealed the first 45 members chosen to participate in its Visium Clinical Translational Research Network (CTRN). The […]

Promises and pitfalls of precision medicine clinical trials, now and in the future.

As we move towards an ever more personalised healthcare system, genomics is at the heart of what makes an individual […]

Whole genome, whole exome or panel sequencing in precision oncology clinical trials

With a wealth of genomic technologies rapidly advancing with falling cost, implementing genomics into trials and routine care is becoming […]